Morphology Data of Stenogobius marinus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Watson, R.E., 1991
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks Jaw reaching under pupil in females and beyond posterior edge of eye in males.

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section circular
Dorsal head profile clearly convex
Type of eyes more or less normal
Type of mouth/snout more or less normal
Position of mouth terminal
Diagnosis

Predorsal midline usually with naked patches, two to 19 scales in midline; pectoral base almost always naked; opercle almost always naked; belly anteriorly naked close to pelvic base; breast naked or with few embedded scales; spines slightly filamentous or first dorsal fin in males; body anteriorly and head slightly dusky in males, not at all in females; females with few or no vertical trunk bars.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Stenogobius marinus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series 44 - 50
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 2
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total 7 - 7
Soft-rays total 11 - 11
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total 1 - 1
Soft-rays total 10 - 11

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   14 - 16
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    thoracic  before origin of D1
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Casal, Christine Marie V.
Modified by Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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